Chris Curtis ( August 26, 1941– February 28, 2005) was a British drummer and singer with the 1960s rock band The Searchers. He originated the concept behind Deep Purple and formed the band in its original incarnation of Roundabout. ...more on Wikipedia about "Chris Curtis"
David Coverdale (born September 22 1951 in Saltburn-by-the-Sea, Cleveland, England) is a rock vocalist most famous for his work with the British hard rock band Deep Purple, and his later band Whitesnake. ...more on Wikipedia about "David Coverdale"
Deep Purple is the name of a British rock group, and is also the name of a song composed by Peter De Rose, from which the band borrowed its name. They are one of the first and most famous hard rock bands. They are considered pioneers of heavy metal, though have never considered themselves a heavy metal band. ...more on Wikipedia about "Deep Purple"
Don Airey (born June 21, 1948) is the keyboardist for the British rock band Deep Purple from 2002, succeeding to Jon Lord. He has had a long and productive career, playing with such people and bands as Ozzy Osbourne, Judas Priest, Black Sabbath, Gary Moore, Jethro Tull, Whitesnake, Sinner, Michael Schenker, Rainbow, Andrew Lloyd Webber, Steve Morse ( Living Loud), etc. ...more on Wikipedia about "Don Airey"
Born in Cannock on August 21, 1952, Glenn Hughes, also known as "The Ultimate Voice of Rock", is a stunning bassist and adept vocalist who fronted the British funk rock band, Trapeze, in the early 1970s before moving on in 1973 to join forces alongside David Coverdale in the legendary Mk. III & IV line ups of Deep Purple. ...more on Wikipedia about "Glenn Hughes"
"Hush" is a song by Deep Purple. It was the band's first hit ca. 1968. It was previously recorded by Billy Joe Royal in 1967. Then it was recorded by Blue Swede as a medley in 1975. It was also a #2 British Chart hit for Kula Shaker. ...more on Wikipedia about "Hush (Deep Purple song)"
Ian Anderson Paice (born June 19, 1948) is a renowned rock drummer. ...more on Wikipedia about "Ian Paice"
Joseph Linquito (born August 2, 1951 in Hackensack, New Jersey), better known as Joe Lynn Turner was the singer for Fandango and two British hard rock groups Rainbow ( 1980- 1984; break-up) and Deep Purple ( 1989- 1992). He was also a songwriter and has also worked with famous guitarists Yngwie J. Malmsteen and Ritchie Blackmore (of Deep Purple). He is now working on his prolific solo career since his departure from Deep Purple and has worked with Glenn Hughes under the "Hughes Turner Project" name and with the Bulgarian guitarist Nikolo Kotzev and his band Brazen Abbot. ...more on Wikipedia about "Joe Lynn Turner"
Joe "Satch" Satriani (born on July 15, 1956, in Westbury, New York and brought up in Carle Place, New York, USA) is an instrumental rock guitarist and teacher, and a recognized virtuoso of the rock guitar. ...more on Wikipedia about "Joe Satriani"
Jon Douglas Lord is a British Hammond organ and piano player. ...more on Wikipedia about "Jon Lord"
Nicholas Simper (b. November 3, 1945 in Norwood Green, Southall) is a bass guitarist, best known as a founding member of pioneering hard rock band Deep Purple. ...more on Wikipedia about "Nick Simper"
Richard Hugh Blackmore (born in Weston-super-Mare, April 14, 1945) is a noted English guitarist. He is most famous for being the electric guitarist in the bands Deep Purple and Rainbow. He is currently the guitarist in the band Blackmore's Night. ...more on Wikipedia about "Ritchie Blackmore"
Rod Evans (born January 19 1947 in Slough/GB) was a founding member of Deep Purple in 1968. He was replaced as their vocalist by Ian Gillan in 1969, after three seminal albums. After his departure, Deep Purple became a heavier outfit, when with Rod it had a more progressive and pop drive. ...more on Wikipedia about "Rod Evans"
Roger David Glover (b. November 30, 1945 in Brecon, Wales) is a bass guitarist and record producer, best known as songwriter and bassist for Deep Purple. Glover joined Deep Purple in June 1969 but left the band in late 1973. The band reformed in 1984. Glover continues to perform with Deep Purple to this day. ...more on Wikipedia about "Roger Glover"
"Smoke on the Water" is a famous and influential rock song by Deep Purple. The song is known for and recognizable by its central theme, a crunching four-note 'blues scale' melody harmonised in parallel fourths that is perhaps the single most famous riff in heavy metal music history. The riff is properly played without a pick, using two fingers to pluck two adjacent strings simultaneously at the same fret. Ritchie Blackmore is said to have been angry that it is so commonly played as chords with a pick nowadays. ...more on Wikipedia about "Smoke on the Water"
Tommy Bolin ( August 1, 1951- December 4, 1976) was an American-born guitarist with Zephyr (from 1969 to 1971), The James Gang (from 1973 through 1974), and Deep Purple (from 1975 to 1976). ...more on Wikipedia about "Tommy Bolin"
This article is licensed under the GNU Free Documentation License.
It uses material from the Wikipedia . Direct links to the original articles are in the text.
If you use exact copy or modified of this article you should preserve above paragraph and put also : It uses material from the Shortopedia article about "Deep Purple".
|MAIN PAGE||MAIN INDEX||CONTACT US|